China’s top collision repair event set for February 2014

Beijing, China — November 11, 2013 — The China Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trade Association (CAMRA) will be holding its 31st annual collision industry trade show in February 2014 and is inviting collision professionals from the Canadian collision industry and Wedge Clamp Systems (WCSI). Running from Feb. 26 to Mar. 1, 2014, the Auto Maintenance […]

Industry professionals wrap up SEMA 2013 in Las Vegas

By CRM Staff Las Vegas, Nevada — November 11, 2013 — After a week’s worth of events, demonstrations, seminars and product displays, the 2013 edition of SEMA wrapped with convention-goers already looking ahead to the 2014 show. SEMA 2013 ran from Nov. 5 to 8 from inside the Las Vegas Convention Center. Industry pros both […]

Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade inspires at annual breakfast event

By Mike Davey   Carley Elle Allison on stage with Barb Reddick at the WICC breakfast event.   Toronto, Ontario — November 11, 2013 — Since it was founded in 1996 by Mabel Sansom and Linda Matthews, Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC) has been raising funds for cancer research and improving awareness of the […]

Japan’s Prime Minister takes Nissan’s autonomous car for its first road test

  Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, prepares to depart on the first trip on public roads taken by Nissan’s Autonomous Drive Test car.   Yokohama, Japan — November 11, 2013 — Nissan’s Autonomous Drive test car has taken to the public roads in Japan for the first time, with the country’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]

Prochilo Brothers opens new Speed Centre to drive performance

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — November 11, 2013 — World famous management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” Prochilo Brothers Auto Collision seems to be following both parts of that maxim with the opening of its new Speed Centre. The Speed Centre is located […]

CARSTAR and Ottawa Senators Foundation to launch Community Power Play

  Rick Yates of CARSTAR, Ottawa Senators’ mascot Spartacat, Danielle Robinson of the Ottawa Senators Foundation and radio personality Stuntman Stu announce the launch of CARSTAR Community Power Play.   Ottawa, Ontario — November 11, 2013 — CARSTAR Collision and Glass Centres has announced a new partnership with the Ottawa Senators Foundation: the CARSTAR Community […]

Charlene and Marty Klyne to build 13 Maaco shops in Alberta, Prairie provinces

Regina, Saskatchewan — November 11, 2013 — Maaco has announced a five-year agreement with long-time Regina, Sask. franchisees, Charlene and Marty Klyne, for the development of 13 Maaco collision centres in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Klynes, former owners and operators of Maaco Regina, have played a variety of roles and been a part of […]